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Portishead RNLI crews were in a ‘race against time’ last night (Friday) after they were called to an incident near Portbury Wharf, where a rope was tangled around a yacht’s prop, meaning there was a ‘risk to life’.

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Volunteers gave up their free time to make ‘desperately needed’ improvements to Portishead’s public golf course.

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Clevedon Lions Club has helped buy hundreds of new books for a primary school library.

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North Somerset Council has announced today (Saturday) that more than half a dozen recycling crews will be sent out across the district.

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Portishead Carnival will return to the town’s streets in 2018, event organisers have confirmed this week.

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A junction of the M5 will be partially closed this weekend to allow safety improvements to be made.

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Multi-platinum-selling and award-winning hip-hop singer Dizzee Rascal will be bringing his tour to Bristol in the autumn.

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Portishead Town Council has asked the public to come forward with realistic suggestions as to where a new skatepark could be built.

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Excited pupils from Gordano School dressed to impress for their year 11 prom.

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Gordano School Portishead
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Hundreds of people are expected to line the streets for Yatton Carnival tomorrow (Saturday).

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Portishead RNLI crews were in a ‘race against time’ last night (Friday) after they were called to an incident near Portbury Wharf, where a rope was tangled around a yacht’s prop, meaning there was a ‘risk to life’.

Volunteers gave up their free time to make ‘desperately needed’ improvements to Portishead’s public golf course.

Clevedon Lions Club has helped buy hundreds of new books for a primary school library.

North Somerset Council has announced today (Saturday) that more than half a dozen recycling crews will be sent out across the district.

Portishead Carnival will return to the town’s streets in 2018, event organisers have confirmed this week.

A junction of the M5 will be partially closed this weekend to allow safety improvements to be made.

Multi-platinum-selling and award-winning hip-hop singer Dizzee Rascal will be bringing his tour to Bristol in the autumn.

Portishead Town Council has asked the public to come forward with realistic suggestions as to where a new skatepark could be built.

Excited pupils from Gordano School dressed to impress for their year 11 prom.

Hundreds of people are expected to line the streets for Yatton Carnival tomorrow (Saturday).

A North Somerset animal sanctuary is in a ‘state of emergency’, and is calling on animal-lovers to help solve its ‘kitten crisis’.

An environmental group in Pill has teamed up with Clevedon’s Curzon cinema to raise awareness of the impact plastic is having on the world’s oceans.

A Portishead charity shop, which has raised more than £1million for St Peter’s Hospice, will celebrate a major anniversary on Saturday.

An artist’s works will go on show in Portishead tomorrow night (Friday).

A wheelchair user from Nailsea is taking part in Nailsea Charity Walks to raise money for international mobility charity Motivation.

A key road between Congresbury and Yatton will be closed for roadworks tonight (Thursday).

Two rural roads in Nailsea could be designated as quiet lanes to make them more accessible for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Glorious warm sunshine greeted the thousands of people attending Portishead Carnival at the weekend.

North Somerset Council has been criticised for ‘begging’ for cash to repair dangerous parts of Portishead’s Precinct, rather than fixing them as legally required.

Clevedon skipper and all-rounder Jacob Lintott enjoyed a fine match against Lechlade, scoring a century and taking four wickets.

Nailsea’s John Mason finished third British age grouper in a high quality half-ironman event held in Slovakia.

Jiu Jitsu player Giorgio Villis picked up a silver medal at the British Open to add to his impressive collection.

Nailsea second team cruised to an emphatic nine-wicket victory at home to Bedminster.

Claverham slipped to another Premier 2 defeat, this time going down by seven wickets to an efficient Glastonbury side.

Cleeve lost their latest league match at home to Hampset on a day which also hosted the annual beer, cider and gin festival.

Blue Flame defeated Middlezoy by just three runs in an exciting match on the hottest day of the season so far,

A new fundraising group has been set up in North Somerset in support of Marie Curie.

The chairman of a Clevedon football club has been awarded for his outstanding contribution.

A craft fair in Clevedon has raised more than £500 for a cancer charity.

A children’s hospice in Wraxall has been given a new minibus to help it continue to support families in the South West.